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Today's Forecast Updated Saturday at 12:10 PM
Look for yet another hot and humid day with high temperatures reaching the upper 80s. The sultry pattern of late will break on Sunday when afternoon thunderstorms are likely. Cooler temperatures will follow on Monday.
- This Afternoon:
- Mostly Sunny, Hot, Humid, & Breezy
- Highs: 86-90
- Wind: S 10-15 mph
- Partly Cloudy, Warm, & Humid
- Lows: 66-73
- Wind: S 5-10 mph
- Partly Sunny, Very Warm, PM T'Storms Likely
- Highs: 83-87
- Rain: 70% Chance
With yet another pair of hot, humid days on tap, this weekend will continue what has been a May meltdown of historic proportions! The average temperature to date - 72.6 degrees - is a whopping 7 degrees above normal and close to the all-time record of 73 set back in 1991. Not since records were started in 1871, has "summer" come so early. But relief is at hand. With some strong thunderstorms expected late tomorrow, the recent sultry stretch should come to an end and June will debut with cooler air: Monday's high should be close the seasonal average in the upper 70s. Any rain we get on Sunday could salvage what has been a surprisingly dry month. Despite isolated pockets of heavy rain, most DC neighborhoods have had less than normal rainfall with lawns and gardens needing a little help from the hose! June's first week will try to make up for May's uncharacteristic sizzle with cool, rainy days on Monday and Tuesday and just a slow warm up by week's end. And while the coming week won't be cold by any stretch, any chill in the air will be much appreciated. Enjoy your Saturday!
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